Guarantee Departure Tours In Israel

Jerusalem Stopover Tour – 5 Days/4 Nights

Valid: March 2020 – February 2021

Sunday Arrival

Sunday – Arrival

Upon arrival to Tel Aviv Airport you will be met by our representative who will be holding a sign with your name on, immediately after passport control. Our representative will guide you to pick up your luggage, after which you will be escorted via Customs to meet your driver who will transfer you to your hotel.

Overnight: hotel in Tel Aviv

Monday – Tel Aviv / Beer Sheva / Masada & Dead Sea

Meet you tour guide in the morning and set off from Tel Aviv, driving south, passing by the cities of Ashdod and Ashkelon to Beersheba, for a short visit of the capital of the Negev Desert. Continue via Arad to Masada, Israel’s foremost archaeological park. Ascend via cable-car for a thorough visit that gives insight to the rituals, politics and culture of the people who inhabited this desert fortress, which was the last stronghold of the Jewish Zealots in their war against the Romans. Visit the excavations, Herod’s palaces, the synagogue, bathhouse and cisterns, and enjoy the breathtaking view of the Roman camps and the Dead Sea. Descend to the lowest place on earth – the Dead Sea, to experience to float in its salty waters. Passing by the oasis of Ein Gedi, proceed through the Judean Desert to Jerusalem.

Overnight: hotel in Jerusalem

Tuesday – Jerusalem

Start the day at the Israel Museum’s Shrine of the Book with the famous Dead Sea scrolls, then a visit to the beautifully renovated model of the Herodian city of Jerusalem, dating back to the time of the Second Temple. Enjoy Ein Karem; a picturesque village in the south western outskirts of Jerusalem. This small village has great significance in Christian traditions, since this is where according to tradition John the Baptist was born. Visit Yad Vashem the official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust, located at the foot of Mt. Hertzl. Visit Bethlehem (Jesus’ birthplace at Church of the Nativity and Manger Square).

Overnight: hotel in Jerusalem

Wednesday – Jerusalem

Enter the Old City of Jerusalem where you will see the Western Wall and the actual site of the Second Temple, the Temple Mount. Walk the Way of the Cross, the Via Dolorosa, to Calvary and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, housing both the traditional site of Crucifixion and the Tomb of the Resurrection. Continue to Mount Zion, to visit the traditional tomb of King David and the Room of the Last Supper. Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of Jerusalem – the holy city for each of the world’s three great religions – Christianity, Judaism and Islam, from atop the Mount of Olives. Visit the Garden of Gethsemane where Judas betrayed Jesus. In the heart of a neighborhood in downtown Jerusalem, visit Mahane Yehuda to experience the flavors, aromas, colors and the traders’ interaction with the crowds, at the largest open market in Israel. Return to your Jerusalem hotel.

Overnight: hotel in Jerusalem

Thursday –Departure

Transfer to the airport for departure, or extension tour to Jordan and/or Egypt.

Inclusions Not included
Overnight accommodation on Bed & Breakfast basis. Porterage at airport
Assistance at the airport upon arrival. Tipping for guide, driver and hotel staff.
Transfers from/to airport on arrival and departure. Beverage with meals.
Sightseeing in a modern air-conditioned motor coach. Traveler’s medical baggage insurance.
Service of a government licensed guide on all touring days.
Entrance fees to places of interest while touring.


  • The tour is on a guarantee departure basis, subject to a minimum of 2 participants.
  • The sequence of the tour, hotels used, and sites visited may be amended due to circumstances.
  • Reservations received less than 14 days prior to departure are on a request only basis.
  • Due to the late arrival to Eilat hotel on Saturday and Tel Aviv hotel on Monday after St. Catherine’s tour dinner supplement is not available for these nights.
  • Check in at hotels from 3:00 pm – Check out from hotels till 11:00 am. On Saturdays check in available 2 hours after end of Shabbat.